Lewis University Robert Hawley Milne Papers (Lewis University)
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Robert Hawley Milne 1805-1891
Robert Hawley Milne 1805-1891
TitleRobert Hawley Milne 1805-1891
DescriptionRobert Hawley Milne was born in Scotland in 1805 and came to Illinois in 1836. He was a contractor on the Illinois and Michigan Canal involved in the construction of locks. He was also a lumber merchant and stock breeder in Lockport, Illinois. In 1871 he was appointed Canal Commisoner by Illinois Governor Palmer. He died in 1891.
SubjectMilne, Robert Hawley (1805-1891); Lockport (Ill.) -- History; Milne Family Collection
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
IdentifierRobert Hawley Milne.tif
SourceClick on this link for more historical information on the Joliet, Illinois area. http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal
Geographic CoverageLockport, Ill.
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at 815-836-5665.
CollectionRobert Hawley Milne Papers (Lewis University)
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